Roe, Roe, Roe Your Boat

“Roe is the fully ripened internal egg masses in the ovaries, or the released external egg masses of fish and certain marine animals”. The Wikipedia definition of roe makes it seem more suited to a zoology textbook. But many cultures around the world consume some form of fish roe. It is weirdly, a universal culinary…

Not Too Sweet (Part 2)

The sweet side of Miso and Wasabi In Part 1 of this two-part series, we looked at two desserts and saw how sourness and bitterness can elevate a dessert. This week, we will examine two other desserts which emphasize the role of other tastes in balancing out the sweetness in a dessert. Salt plays a…